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Cat 323F Excavator Digs in Salem, Oregon

Visitors to SITECH Oregon's Demo Day 2015 had the chance to operate a number of machines, including this 323F Excavator. The machine was equipped with Trimble's GCS900 3-D Grade Control system.

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A message from Duane Doyle, CEO of Peterson

Duane Doyle shares about his family's lagacy in the tractor industry. He is the third generation owner of Peterson, and drives success with the same motto his grandfather used, 'Customer first'.

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FIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR INTELLIGENT COMPACTION

What is Intelligent Compaction (IC) and how can it make paving operations more efficient, accurate and profitable?

According to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Intelligent Compaction refers to the compaction of road materials, such as soils, aggregate bases and asphalt paving materials, using vibratory rollers equipped with an integrated measurement system, Global Positioning System (GPS), on board computer reporting system, and for asphalt non-contact thermal sensors.

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SMARTER HYDRAULICS: A Three-Step Strategy

INTRODUCTION

Machine owners and operators are focused on squeezing the most production possible from their machines to optimize profitability, and since most machines use hydraulic systems in some form, failure of these systems is a persistent threat.

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MAXIMIZING THE TRADE-IN VALUE OF YOUR EQUIPMENT

INTRODUCTION

In this paper, we will give you a peek behind the curtain into how the trade-in price is determined. This will allow you to get the most for your equipment. The process actually begins as soon as you make your original purchase, and continues until the day you take it in for your next acquisition. We’ll walk you through the six simple steps you can take to get the best deal possible. And in the process, you’ll learn techniques to keep your equipment running smoothly and operating at maximum capacity.

1: GET IT IN WRITING

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Optimizing Your Parts Procurement Process

What does it take to optimize your parts procurement operations? The selection of a parts provider, evaluation of your current ordering process, and investigating online parts ordering.

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SOS Fluid Analysis

Protect Your Investment

Peterson’s Fluid Analysis Lab in Eugene, Oregon specializes in analyzing fluids from your equipment fleet and examining those fluids for common signs of component failure. For example, the occurrence of fine metal particles in hydraulic oil often indicates the breakdown of a hydraulic pump or another major component.  If these particles are detected early enough, service technicians can replace the pump and oil and prevent further damage to the entire hydraulic system.

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